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'Good Chance' Top Taliban Figure Captured


http://gdb.rferl.org/D37174B8-B31C-4B49-908F-0867FF701D33_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/D37174B8-B31C-4B49-908F-0867FF701D33_mw800_mh600.jpg U.S. troops in Kandahar Province (file photo) (epa) May 19, 2006 -- An Afghan general said today that there is a "good chance" U.S.-led coalition forces have captured a senior Taliban figure in southern Afghanistan.


General Rahmatullah Raufi says a man fitting the description of one-legged Taliban commander Mullah Dadullah was captured during recent clashes in Kandahar Province.


Neither the U.S. military nor the Afghan government has confirmed the general's remarks.


(AFP, AP, Reuters)

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